Guided Sit on Top Kayak Tour

Summary

Take a guided trip on an open-top kayak down the Svartá River. Meander down this gentle river that weaves its way through the peaceful landscape surrounded by scenic north Iceland mountain views and bountiful local wildlife all nestled in the Skagafjörður fjord. In this part of North Iceland which is particularly famous for its horses. Apparently, it is the only part of Iceland where horses outnumber people and if you are lucky enough they might even take a break from their grazing and follow you for a spell. Whether you are after a few splashes or a shorter relaxing drift we can find a starting point on the river for you.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Take a guided trip on an open-top kayak down the Svartá River. Meander down this gentle river that weaves its way through the peaceful landscape surrounded by scenic north Iceland mountain views and bountiful local wildlife all nestled in the Skagafjörður fjord. In this part of North Iceland which is particularly famous for its horses. Apparently, it is the only part of Iceland where horses outnumber people and if you are lucky enough they might even take a break from their grazing and follow you for a spell. Whether you are after a few splashes or a shorter relaxing drift we can find a starting point on the river for you. This tour is weather dependent, you will get a little wet due to the design of the kayak. It’s a good recreational activity for anyone at any skill level. Age limit is 12 years unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please specify when booking if you will be bringing individuals younger than 12 for the trip.

What’s included?

  • All equipment and safety gear

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entry to hot tubs and small swimming pool after the trip

  • Bring swimsuit, thermal underwear, towel

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

We have proudly offered whitewater rafting since 1993. Our trips begin and end at the boathouse. Our guides will give you all of the equipment and information needed to ensure you have a fun and safe experience with us. When returning to the base all rafting guests are welcome to use our hot pools and enjoy the restaurant and bar facilities. Come and join us down the beautiful glacial rivers!

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